Weekly Colloquium

Weekly Colloquium guests have included Clayton Ruby, Kevin Page, Louise Fréchette, Roy McMurtry and Stéphane Dion.


Canada’s Political Landscape Post 19- October
Thursday, March 10, 2016

A Peek Inside Government Communication An “off the record” talk
Monday, January 25, 2016


L’impact de la Première Guerre mondiale sur le Canada et la France
Friday, april 10, 2015

Our Vision of Canada 2015
MPIA Year End Colloquium
Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Future of the Senate: Status Quo, Reform or Abolition?
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

New Thinking to Meet Canada’s New Challenges: Breaking free from Neoliberalism
Monday, March 2, 2015

Ontario Politics
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Raising Hell…Lawfully Tactics for Social Change
Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Harper’s Economics- Ideological, Pragmatic or Populist?
November 25, 2013

The Egyptian Transition and Future Trajectories
November 21, 2013

Anti-Discrimination Fallacies
September 26, 2013

La communication, enjeu de la paix et de la guerre au XXI siècle
October 24, 2013

Les promesses déçues du printemps arabe: de la démocratie illibérale en Égypte à la guerre civile en Syrie
November 14, 2013


The Harper Doctrine Understanding Canada’s New International Posture
November 5, 2012

It’s Greek to Me On Deficits, Austerity and the Evolving Role of Government
October 23, 2012

The Challenge of Radical Islam: Fallacies of Religious Freedom
October 11, 2012

Transformation in the Middle East and North Africa: A closer look at Syria
September 20, 2012


The European Parliament’s Trade Powers After the Lisbon Treaty
November 3, 2011

Past Major conferences

A 3-Part Workshop Series

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: How Will Emerging Technologies Reshape Our Society and Ourselves?

February 6, 13 and 27, 2017

Presented by:

Jean-Gabriel Castel, Fellow Royal Society of Canada and Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Matthew Castel, Educational Experience Manager, BrainStation and General Partner, Logos LP

IHL 2016 Protection in Times of Conflict: Health, Displacement and Humanitarian Principles

November 17, 2016

Cultural Diversity and Liberal Democracy: Models, Policies and Practices

April 19-20, 2016

Dr. Irene Bloemraad Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley

Unity out of Diversity, or “Utter Failure”? Debating and Evaluating Policies of Multiculturalism and Immigration
February 22nd, 2016

Red Cross: 3rd Annual International Humanitarian Law Conference

Terrorism How Terrorism Affects the Laws of Armed Conflict
January 22nd, 2016

Conference of the Glendon Chairs of Québec Studies

Québec Ontario Where Do We Stand Today?
December 3-4, 2015

Fiddling while Rome burns?

A Conference on Public Intellectuals and The Future of Canada
October 23, 2014

Council of Ontario Universities

2007 - 2013 Past conferences

Understanding the Student Mobilization in Quebec: What a Lessons for Ontario?

November 8, 2012

Breaking Barriers: New Direction and Strategies in Aboriginal Governance

April 12, 2012

People Power and the Age of Social Media: can Canadians mobilize?

April 7, 2011

After the Meltdown: The Limits and Possibilities of Economics

March 24, 2010

Public Institutions and Canada’s Future

An assessment of the current state and role of public institutions
April 3 & 4, 2008

The first major conference of the Glendon School of Public Affairs, Public Institutions and Canada’s Future will constitute an assessment of the current state and role of public institutions, looking both at institutions within Canada and at international institutions of which Canada is a member. Where and how should public institutions be centres of leadership and innovation in the coming decades?  What models should Canadian public institutions follow to renew the public service?

Ontario, Quebec & The United States

November 15, 2007

Quebec and Ontario have seen their commercial and economic trade grow by leaps and bounds – with the United States. Nonetheless, trade continues to take place between Quebec and Ontario. A debate on the relative importance of Quebec-Ontario relations.

A special session of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States
& the Glendon School of Public Affairs.